Gleditsia triacanthos 'Ruby Lace'
  • Gleditsia triacanthos 'Ruby Lace'
  • Gleditsia triacanthos 'Ruby Lace'

Gleditsia triacanthos 'Ruby Lace'

£35.00

(Red-leaved Honey Locust Tree) A lovely ornamental tree, Gleditsia triacanthos 'Ruby Lace' has ruby-red, fine pinnate (feather-like), young leaves which gradually darken to an attractive bronze-green as they age.

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A lovely ornamental tree, Gleditsia triacanthos 'Ruby Lace' has ruby-red, fine pinnate (feather-like), young leaves which gradually darken to an attractive bronze-green as they age. The brightly coloured young leaves are eye-catching and contrast well with the older, darker foliage.

Gleditsia triacanthos 'Ruby Lace' is a hardy and elegant garden tree!


  • Position: Full sun.
  • Soil: Well drained, fertile soil. Gleditsia triacanthos 'Ruby Lace' is tolerant of dry soil conditions.
  • Hardiness: Hardy. 
  • Habit: Gleditsia triacanthos 'Ruby Lace' grows to be a small mop-headed tree.
    • Height: up to 10 m (32 ft).
    • Spread: 8 m (26 ft).

Data sheet

How Much Sun
Full Sun
Mature Size
Tree - Medium (20 - 50 ft tall)
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Acid, Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy), Soil Type: Dry / Sandy, Special: Coastal Areas
Special Features
Honey Fungus Resistant, Leaf Colour - Purple/Red

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